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Sep 19, 2010 10:30am EDT
you with us. another historic event for pope benedict the 16th this week. his four-day visit to the yinged kingdom. king henry viii broke ties with the roman catholic church almost 500 years ago. as kim reports, benedict's trip has not been without controversy. >> pope benedict went to the uk at the invitation of queen elizabeth ii, the official head of england. the only was john pall ii in 1982. he was greeted with an outpouring of affection. pope benedict has faced outright protests. one major issue is outrage over the clergy sex abuse crisis still swirling over many parts of europe. at the beginning of the trip, benedict admitted the church was not quick and decisive to take the necessary measures to combat the crisis. another is between roman catholics and the anglo-american community. last october the vatican made it easier for disaffected anglocans to become catholic. a highlight is the trip is the -- but perhaps the biggest challenge has been making the case for faith and a nation known for growing secularism. throughout the trip benedict called for the values of cultu
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Sep 19, 2010 9:00am EDT
merit. >> i would like to get back to the word that phil used which is charisma and obama's charisma. that seems to me is what a lot of these tea party candidates have. that have this charismatic way about them. somebody like christine o'donnell, really very perky. >> let's explain. >> choose from delaware. she won the republican primary. very perky, very personable. a lot of the things that attract people to sarah palin are attracted to christine o'donnell in that way could you have ren paul has charisma of his own in kentucky. he is very plain-spoken. he's very sort of forthright. he seems very genuine to people. that is very charismatic. that is something that i think democrats are going to have to look at. they talk about the energy. >> people feel they want somebody on a horse riding up to the west to the south in the >> exactly. these people seem to be on a horse. the horse the what the right is what they feel is a horse against the president's social democratic policies. they do not like them. they do not want them. the democrats have to point out why these social democratic p
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Sep 19, 2010 10:00am EDT
than use that as an excuse, he is the most charismatic, smartest young man i have ever met. he became a world-class wrestler in chrysler, and the movie is about his quest to fight in a mixed martial arts cage match -- he became a world-class wrestler in high school. he had to go all the way to the supreme court and was able to live his dream. >> the making of the films, being involved in the film's -- you set up this thing called snag films where people can go -- i do not know if they know about, but we'll put it on the screen. you can go to this website and watch all of these documentaries. >> one of the tenets of the book is that people have very high levels of personal expression. filmmaking, writing the book, doing snag films -- that makes me really happy. >> ted's book, "the business of happiness: 6 sigrid's to extraordinary success in work and life -- six secrets." back on the other side of the break. >> "this is america" is brought to you by -- hyundai motor america. the national education association -- the nation's largest advocate for children and public education. the leagu
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Sep 19, 2010 9:30am EDT
having a phd won't get you far far because the universities are using these phds as contract employees, these women have a lot of guts but if you look at the fields they are in and i want them to keep pushing because they have broken one barrier, now we've got to break the barriers across the board for phds not only in pushing in other areas, in other fields besides the ones where we beer beginning. >> not only women are they competing against men, they're also competing on a global scale as well. the number of jobs and phds in stem areas, science, technology, engineering, math we are falling behind from foreign pet terse in these areas. we need to boost our workforce overall. i saw a study by the american association of university women that came out this year, that talked about the despair tee between women, why aren't there more women in these fields of studies. still stems back to the gender disparities and stereotype beginning in elementary and middle school. they said, this was combination of several studies looking at the various factors. they showed where teachers and parents g
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